Reply to post: Re: Gift Horse...

Did you know?! Ghidra, the NSA's open-sourced decompiler toolkit, is ancient Norse for 'No backdoors, we swear!'

Arthur Daily

Re: Gift Horse...

Not needed.

What is missing is a hardware grab tool, where all memory can be discovered and dumped, and bootloaders detected and some automation to unpack compressed or obscured blobs.

That is a big hurdle.

So everyone can unlock bootloaders and replace compromised certificates, when the vendors abandon product. The choices seem heavy for CPU's, and light for microprocessors such as in graphic cards and disk drives.

With other options out there, this is harmless, and not increasing ease of discovery.

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